Pizza Inn Holdings Inc., the parent company of Pie Five Pizza Co. and Pizza Inn, has announced that it is changing its name to RAVE Restaurant Group Inc., reflecting the company's transition to a multi-brand group.
Exec's intention is to become the "leading, preeminent fast casual brand in the pizza space."
Pizza Inn's sister concept celebrates first anniversary as part of the growing fast casual space.
The Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers ranks the top concepts, people, technology, menu and innovation trends that impacted the segment in 2011.
The fast casual concept has a menu focused on Italian street food.
While the restaurant industry is among the slowest to go green, Hot Italian proves LEED certification is red hot.
The Pizza Executive Summit, an exclusive executive-only event produced by NetWorld Alliance and hosted by PizzaMarketplace.com, has finalized its keynote speaker, presenters and agenda. The third annual Summit is scheduled for June 26-28 in Chicago at the Sofitel Water Tower....
Business ethics, or lack of them, apparently has made its way into the world of pizza in a Philadelphia suburb. A pizzeria owner had a problem with mice that, for whatever reason, he blamed on two competitors in the neighborhood.
After more than 12 years, the concept is ready to spread throughout the East Coast.
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As major chains continue to battle it out in the unending $10 pizza wars, some smaller systems are quietly flexing their own competitive price advantages. One such company, The Loop Pizza Grill, is testing a deal that entails four 8-inch...
The new units will be located in Aurora, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; Charleston, South Carolina; and Cary, North Carolina.
Pizza Studio has announced its flagship location in Dupont Circle at 1333 New Hampshire Avenue NW in Washington D.C. will open in late February.
Kono Pizza USA has announced the appointment of Matt Bailey to Vice President of Operations.
Pie Five is adding Chicken & Veggie Pie -- which weighs in at just 100 calories per slice -- to its menu through February 15.
Spoleto, a chain of Italian restaurants in Brazil, Mexico and Costa Rica, will open in Orlando in January.
Texas-based PastaQuik and Southern Bakeries are recognized for achievements.
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. has expanded its pizza business by opening its second PizzaRev location.
Pie Five Pizza Co. is set to open the first of seven stores expected in the Midwest on Aug.
Fazoli's announced recently a special discount for summer campers. Every Saturday in July, parents presenting a picture of their child at summer camp or children wearing their summer camp shirts can purchase a kids meal for 99 cents.
Scarpetta, a new Italian fast casual concept featuring fresh-made pasta, announced plans to open in London on July 7. "Though we are introducing a new type of healthy fresh pasta we are really trying to emulate the reality of Italy’s...
DOPO, an Italian fast casual concept restaurant, will open at The Gateway in Salt Lake City this August. A company press release described DOPO, which means "next" in Italian, as an upscale, live music-oriented restaurant. "The 'Italian Diaspora' was the...
Eggheadz LLC recently announced plans to open Strati Wild Italian, a new fast casual Italian restaurant. According to Business First, an August opening is planned at 1702 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Ky., with a goal of opening six additional locations within...
California-based Blaze Pizza has expanded its franchise growth plans based on the success of the company's first two locations. Sales at Blaze Pizza's Irvine, Calif., location are exceeding expectations, with consistent long lines at both lunch and dinner, according to...
To celebrate World Pasta Day, Oct. 25, Fazoli's has named the winners of its Pasta Art Contest, which kicked off in September and was held at schools throughout the country.
The $2,500 grand prize winner was the third grade class at Pedersen Elementary in Altoona, Wisc.
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Beautiful Brands International (BBI) has announced a joint venture with Dean and Jill Bastian to develop and franchise Hard Knox Pizza, located in Knoxville, Tenn. Hard Knox Pizzeria will be positioned as a fast casual, authentic gourmet pizza concept with...